Student stories

Studying science at ANU is a lifetime experience. Find out why directly from our students.

Bettina Hill is standing in front of stone columns

Career story

How applied mathematics planted artist Bettina Hill on cloud nine

What do you do after embarking on a career in visual arts? Study applied mathematics, obviously.

Student blog

Theoretical physics with real-world connections

Jordan is researching a non-invasive way to detect elevated blood glucose levels in people who exhibit pre-diabetic symptoms.

Amber Condell standing near some trees

Student profile

The science of genetics is written into Amber’s story

Amber Condell likes stories - both hearing them and telling them. That’s why she likes studying genetics.

Jharna Chamlagai and Sumithri Venketasubramanian

Student profile

Closing the book on pages of memories

As she graduates from her environment and law double degree, Jharna Chamlagai reflects on her experiences at university.

Student blog

Being a peer mentor at ANU Thrive

My name is Tamara and I am a 3rd-year student studying chemistry and science communication. I am also one of the peer mentors at ANU Thrive. I am very fortunate to work in a department that promotes wellbeing within the ANU community. Having supportive colleagues and a nurturing work environment is very valuable to me, particularly in challenging times like this.

Student blog

Working in the research field of science

I completed my dissertation in the field of sustainable agriculture. Through grant funding provided by the university, I was given the unique opportunity to visit a small-scale irrigation scheme in the south of Zimbabwe.

Student blog

My path to a PhD in Immunology

Doing a PhD can be a long and difficult journey. Make sure you prepare yourself for the challenge and try to find a good support system to help you through the rough times.

Jennifer Zhu

Career story

As bushfires ravaged the country, space coordination expert Jennifer Zhu reported for duty

ANU graduate Jennifer Zhu is helping grow Australia’s space industry.